Fabio Savoldelli most recently served as Chief Investment Officer for Optima Fund Management. He is also a Contributing Editor on Bloomberg Television, commenting on developments from a hedge fund perspective. Previously, Mr. Savoldelli was Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers Alternative Strategies. At Merrill Lynch, Mr. Savoldelli chaired the Investment and Asset Committee and oversaw investments into hedge funds and managed futures funds, a position he held for over ten years. At Merrill, his group managed assets through commingled and customized hedge fund of fund vehicles. Prior to that, Mr. Savoldelli was CIO for the Americas at the Chase Manhattan Private Bank, where he was responsible for managers investing assets in international and domestic institutional, private client and ERISA funds. Previously, he was Deputy CIO & Head of Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange at Swiss Bank Corp. Mr. Savoldelli received a DBS from the London School of Economics and a BA in Economics from the University of Windsor in Canada.